Okay, now I'm really confused. How do we define "scientific concepts"? Can
there be no zoped when artistic concepts, painting for example, are in play?
On 12/20/06, ERIC.RAMBERG@spps.org <ERIC.RAMBERG@spps.org> wrote:
> . . .this may be a better definition of a zoped:
> a culturally based activity that provides an opportunity for individuals
> apply scientific concepts to everyday experiences via the assistance of
> somebody more experienced with the scientific concepts related to the
> of the culturally based activity.
> Unfortunately I implied in the prior post there was assistance of someone
> with experience. I would also like to emphasize that the question posed
> the teacher in the room would be a set up to allow the students to ask
> questions of the speaker, fulfilling the imitation requirement that
> Vygotsky emphasizes in his chapter, "The development of scientific
> in childhood" of his "Thought and Language" tome. Page 188 of the 1999
> Kozulin translated edition, "In the child's development. . .imitation and
> instruction play a major role. . .what the child can do in cooperation
> today he can do alone tomorrow." I believe the example I provided
> yesterday would be what Vygotsky is referring to as cooperation.
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